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|6/23/2021||Construction Employment Declines In 40 States Between April And May As Soaring Material Costs, Supply-chain Disruptions Impede Recovery|
|6/15/2021||Producer Prices For Construction Materials And Services Jump 24 Percent Over 12 Months, Threatening Contractors’ Solvency And Workers’ Jobs|
|6/8/2021||Biden Administration Proposals For Supply-Chain Relief Will Worsen Workforce Problems While Ignoring Most Promising Solutions|
|6/4/2021||Construction Employment Slips By 20,000 In May As Supply-Chain Problems And Record Materials Cost Increases Plague Nonresidential Contractors|
|6/2/2021||Construction Employment In April Lags Pre-COVID February 2020 Level In 107 Metro Areas Despite Rebound From Winter Weather And Pandemic|
|6/1/2021||Nonresidential Construction Outlays Drop In April To Two-Year Low As Public And Private Work Declines Amid Supply-chain Woes, Soaring Costs|
|5/27/2021||Sixty Percent Of Firms Working On Highway Upgrades Experienced Cars Crashing Into Their Work Zone During The Past Year, New Data Finds|
|5/21/2021||Construction Employment In April Remains Below Pre-Pandemic Peak In 36 States And D.C. Despite Pickup From March Level In 26 Locations|
|5/19/2021||Local Hire Programs For Federal Highway Projects Will Not Solve Workforce Problems, Misses Need To Offer Workforce Training|
|5/13/2021||Proliferating Materials Price Increases And Supply Chain Disruptions Squeeze Contractors And Threaten To Undermine Economic Recovery|
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